Clown war

Cold War Clowns

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    Cold War span

  • World War 2 Ends

    World War 2 Ends
    Adolf Hitler committed suicide when he got surounded by allied forces. Hiroshima and Nagasaki of Japan had two atomic bombs droped, one on each place, on it. the effect of these actions made them surender. ittaly was taken out of the equation when U.S. forces reenforced Egypt from them.
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    The berlin wall

    The Berlin border between East and West Berlin is closed. The zonal boundary is sealed in the morning by East German troops. “Shock workers” from East Germany and Russia a seal off the border with barrier of barbed wire and light fencing that eventually became a complex series of wall, fortified fences, gun positions and watchtowers heavily guarded and patrolled. In the end, the Berlin Wall was 96 miles. 133 people were confirmed killed trying to cross into West Berlin.
  • Iron Curtain Speach

    Iron Curtain Speach
    Sir Winston Churchill by the request of Harry Truman made a speach to the small town of fulton. For hte ev ent 40,000 attended. He explained a metaforical curtain has been put across the continent. The speach changed the way the west viewed teh communist east.
  • Random on the iron curtian.

    Random on the iron curtian.
    The term was first used to refer to the actual metal barrier that cut the continent in two, but it soon became a reference to the ideological barrier also.When Churchill first referred to the barrier he wasn't trying to emulate the words of others. In a telegram directed to US President Harry S. Truman, Churchill spoke about the European situation and said "An iron curtain is drawn down upon their front. We do not know what is going on behind." This was his first official mention of the term Iro
  • THe Marshall Plan.

    THe Marshall Plan.
    In the wake of World War Two Europe was in famine and a economic crisis. The U.S. brought up the idea of to rebuild the economy of Europe. later General Marshall won the Nobel Peace Prize,
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    Berlin Blockade

    Highting tensions aroused when the Soviets started a partal blockade of Berlin then later a full on blockade. soon after the Berlin wall was made separating it west side and east side. Stalin of the Soviets chose in May 1949, at the last meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, that the blockades would stop.
  • NATO

    The sighing of the North Atlantic Treaty. between 12 nations also the United Kingdom and the United States agreed to reliy on the U.S. to keep the Sovets at bay. With the treaty and the Nucular arms we had/have. Also to scare them with you attack my friends i attack you idea.
  • McCarthy's Communist Witch hunt

    McCarthy's Communist Witch hunt
    McCarthy accused innocent citizens: Owen Lattimore, of being associated with communism. Louis Budenz, the former editor of The Daily Worker, back his accusations with evidence that was circumstantial at best, for Budenz was only using information he had heard from other people as much as 13 years prior. Another victim of McCarthy’s spurious communist accusations was Drew Pearson, a critic who discredited McCarthy’s accusations regularly throgh radio talk shows
  • Soviets atomic bomb project

    Soviets atomic bomb project
    The first nuke to go off in Russa was Augest 29th, 1949. it was code named first lightning. They had the goal of getting a bomb off as soon as posible. The Soviets had spys in the us and used an exact copy of the U.S. Gadget/Fat Man blueprint.
  • cold war staying cold.

    cold war staying cold.
    Although this event shocked most of the world, many scientists had pointed out that given sufficient time, any industrial nation could construct an atomic bomb. The Soviets did not test another atomic bomb for more than two years. after there fisrt test bomb.
  • Zedong takes control of China

    Zedong takes control of China
    Mao Zedong and his communist people had been fighting awith what they called was a corrupt and decadent Nationalist government in China. The U.S. was support ing th Nationalists inevatibly the communist people had won and pushed the nationalists to flee to tiwan.
  • Korean War Breaks out

    Korean War Breaks out
    Korea had been divided into zones of occupation after World War Two. The Soviets helped the communists in North Korea, duringthat time the United States supported th financial and military support for South Korea. North Korean forces used the element of surprise to attack the South Korean army and quickly headed toward the capital city of Seoul.
  • Random fact on the korean war

    Random fact on the korean war
    It is often referred to as "The Forgotten War", because of its occurrence which was just after World War 2, and just prior to the Vietnam War. Interesting fact is that there was a first major use of jet powered aircraft in Korean War.
  • Iran

    the Iranian government headed by Mohammed Mossadegh. While it is true that the coup was successful in large part due to CIA money. The CIA came up with the strategy to stage a mass demonstration in the streets of Tehran. The protesters, who were paid to protest using CIA funds, his way the military, supplied with guns, trucks and cars from the US military, would have a “suitable pretext” for coming into the city - to save Iran, a very religious society, from the threat of takeover by the godles
  • Poland elects communist leader

    Poland elects communist leader
    in Eastern Europe followed the death of Stalin in early 1953. The communist hard-liner Boleslaw Bierut died in 1956. In June of that year scores of demonstrators had died when army troops quelled street riots in Poznan. The Polish Communist Party elected the liberal Wladyslaw Gomulka as replacement First Secretary in October 1956.
  • Rosenberg Executions

    Rosenberg Executions
    The execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg was not needed. The cold-blooded murder committed by the government in name of national security and the fight against communism. the ywant to tiral for suposedly stealing the "Secrets" of the Atomic Bomb and giving them to the Soviets.
  • Korean War Ends

    Korean War Ends
    A ceasefire agreement was reached except prisoner-exchange was not agreed apon. After three years of fighting and after the us threatining to use a nuke on the North Koreans. all sides were open to a Sease fire. when the smoke settled ehter side did not gain any land. the 38th parrallel was where it was and where it continued to stay.
  • Guatemala and the cold war

    Guatemala and the cold war
    The United States involvement in the 1954 coup in Guatemala wat planed. The CIA to prohibited the spread of communism to the nations of Latin America during the Cold War.Planning for American intervention in Guatemala began in 1952 when the president of Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza, solicited U.S. assistance to overthrow the democratically elected (1950) Guatemalan leader.
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    Vietnam was the prolonged struggle between nationalist forces attempting to unify the country of Vietnam under a communist government and the United States with South Vietnam attempting to prevent the spread of communism.
  • Hungary in th cold war

    Hungary in th cold war
    1948 the Communist leader Mátyás Rákosi established a Stalinist state, which was totally subservient to Moscow. This hard-line Stalinist rule led to the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. Hungary announced its intention to withdraw from the Warsaw Pact. Popular demands for the introduction of democracy, free elections and the adoption of a neutral foreign policy precipitated a massive military intervention by the Soviet Union. There was resistance this was crushed without mercy. but failed.
  • Jano Kadar hungary

    Jano Kadar hungary
    János Kádár came to power after the Hungarian Revolution failed in October 1956. For the next three decades the history of Hungary is forever associated with his name. Although he was brought to power with Soviet military force he was able to establish a more relaxed government, although still presided over by an autocrat. Travel was permitted and the supply of consumer goods was increased.
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    space race

    A competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) for supremacy in space exploration. the Cold War rivalry between the two nations focused on attaining firsts in space exploration, which were seen as necessary for national security and symbolic of technological and ideological superiority. It involved pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, sub-orbital and orbital human spaceflight around the Earth, and piloted voyages to the Moon.
  • Sputnik enters orbit

    Sputnik enters orbit
    The Beginning of the Space race. It signaled to the US that we needed to be the first to be on the moon and more advanced. we needed to explore space and get an upper hand on the soviet union.
  • Intresting facts on the Space Race.

    Intresting facts on the Space Race.
    when an early U.S. rocket blew up. NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, was created in 1958 to bring competing military space programs into one effort. Soon, they developed the rockets, built the space capsules and satellites and hired astronauts to become space men.
  • Bay of pigs invason

    Bay of pigs invason
    Eight bombers left Nicaragua to bomb Cuban airfields. The CIA had used obsolete World War II B-26 bombers, and painted them to look like Cuban air force planes. The bombers missed many of their targets and left most of Castro's air force intact. photos of the repainted U.S. planes became public and revealed American support for the invasion. President Kennedy cancelled a second air strike.On April 17, the Cuban-exile invasion force, known as Brigade 2506, landed at bay of pigs.
  • cuba and fidel castro

    cuba and fidel castro
    Castro's courtship of the Soviet Union began shortly after the revolution with a visit to Havana by Soviet Vice Premiere Anastas Mikoyan. As he took on the United States he knew he needed Soviet protection in order to survive.only a few months after the U.S.-sponsored exile invasion at Bay of Pigs, Fidel Castro declared himself a Marxist-Leninist, obligating the Soviet Union to protect his new, vulnerable socialist nation.
  • cuban missle crises

    cuban missle crises
    reconnaissance photographs revealed Soviet missiles under construction in Cuba. Early the next day, President John Kennedy was informed of the missile installations. Kennedy immediately organized the EX-COMM, a group of his twelve most important advisors to handle the crisis. After seven days of guarded and intense debate within the upper echelons of government, Kennedy concluded to impose a naval quarantine around Cuba. He wished to prevent the arrival of more Soviet offensive weapons on the is
  • Kennedy Assanaainaton

    Kennedy Assanaainaton
    Kennedy was fatally shot while traveling with his wife Jacqueline, Texas Governor John Connally, and Connally's wife Nellie, in a presidential motorcade.Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, and that Jack Ruby also acted alone when he killed Oswald before he could stand trial. Although the Commission's conclusions were initially supported by a majority of the American public, polls conducted found that as many as 80 percent of Americans thought it was fake.
  • Gulf of tonkin

    Gulf of tonkin
    given to two separate confrontations involving North Vietnam and the United States in the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. On August 2, 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox, while performing a signals intelligence patrol engaged three North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats of the 135th Torpedo Squadron.
  • Egypt in the cold war

    Egypt in the cold war
    The Soviets began a thrust in midyear 1970 that deepened their military involvement in Egypt. The United States, in turn, augmented its arms sales to Israel, convincing Egypt’s new president, Anwar Sadat, that America held all the cards and was the only force that could possibly influence prospects for peace in the Middle East. but then transferd over to the U.S. from perswason
  • Chile in the cold war

    Chile in the cold war
    In 1970, the Socialist Party won the presidency with Salvador Allende Gossens. Allende had promised a republic to the people of Chile and said he would provide reforms that would make the working class more equal. Nixon told his advisers, namely Henry Kissinger, that he wanted Allende out of power. The only way for Allende to be overthrown was by the Chilean military rising up against him. Kissinger sent a cable to the CIA office in Chile saying that agents were to continue instigating a Coup.
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    afghanistan in the cold war

    In the history of Afghanistan, the internal conflict between anti-Communist Muslim guerrillas and the Afghan communist government (aided from 1979 to 1989 by Soviet troops).The roots of the war lay in the overthrow of the centrist Afghanistan government in April 1978 by left-wing military officers, who then handed power over to two Marxist-Leninist political parties, the Khalq (“Masses”) and Parcham (“Flag”), who together had formed the People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan.
  • cold war iran iraq

    cold war iran iraq
    the Iran-Iraq War both superpowers attempted to keep some distance from the conflict. Both the United States and the Soviet Union abandoned neutrality, however, when they deduced that the war was uniting Iranians behind the Khomeini government and that a victory for Iran was possible.The Soviets resumed arms shipments in 1982, and after Iran declared the Tudeh Party illegal, arresting a thousand of its leaders and members and expelling eighteen Soviet diplomats, the flow of Soviet arms to I
  • US invades Greanda

    US invades Greanda
    President Ronald Reagan, citing the threat posed to American nationals on the Caribbean nation of Grenada by that nation's Marxist regime, orders the Marines to invade and secure their safety. There were nearly 1,000 Americans in Grenada at the time, many of them students at the island's medical school. In little more than a week, Grenada's government was overthrown.
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    Iran-Contra Affair

    During the Reagan administration, senior administration officials secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran, Some U.S. officials also hoped that the arms sales would secure the release of hostages and allow U.S. intelligence agencies to fund the Nicaraguan Contras. The scandal began as an operation to free seven American hostages being held by a group with Iranian ties connected to the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution.
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    Presidncey of boris yeltsin

    In May of 1990, he was appointed chairman of the Supreme Soviet for the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic. Yeltsin was supported by both democratic and conservative members of the Supreme Soviet, the highest ranking legislative body in the Soviet Union. adopted a declaration of sovereignty and quit the CPSU. In June of 1991,
  • Warsaw Pact Ends

    Warsaw Pact Ends
    The Warsaw Pact was formed in 1955, primarily as a response to the decision by the United States and its western European allies to include a rearmed West Germany in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.By the late-1980s, however, anti Soviet and anticommunist movements throughout Eastern Europe began to crack the Warsaw Pact. In 1990, East Germany left the Warsaw Pact in preparation for its reunification with West Germany. then the pack was no more.